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Utaetus Ameghino 1902 (armadillo)

Osteichthyes - Placentalia - Dasypodidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 43562

Synonyms: Anteutatus Ameghino 1902 (no. 188843), Orthutaetus Ameghino 1902 (no. 188842), Posteutatus Ameghino 1902 (no. 188840)

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1902. Notices préliminaires sur des mammifères nouveaux des terrains Crétacé de Patagonie {preliminary notes on new mammals from the Cretaceous terrains of Patagonia]. Boletin de la Academia Nacional de Ciencias de Córdoba 17:5-70

Parent taxon: Dasypodidae according to G. G. Simpson 1948

Sister taxa: Amblytatus, Archaeutatus, Astegotherium, Chalamydotheriinae, Dasypina, Dasypodinae, Epipeltecoelus, Euphractinae, Euphractus, Lumbreratherium, Machlydotherium, Macrochorobates, Meteutatus attonsus, Ornithoryncina, Orycteropina, Pampatheriinae, Peltephilinae, Prodasypus, Proeuphractus, Prostegotherium, Prozaedyus, Pseudeutatus, Pseudostegotherium, Pucatherium, Punatherium, Stegotheriopsis, Stenotatus, Tolypeutinae, Zaedyus

Subtaxa: Utaetus buccatus, Utaetus deustus, Utaetus laevus, Utaetus lenis

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Type: Utaetus buccatus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore